Jim Henneman: Mike Elias’ Progress Report, Brandon Hyde’s Status And More

Jim Henneman offers an evaluation of the Orioles’ rebuild so far, and he says this might be the most opportune time for GM Mike Elias to reaffirm the organization’s commitment to the process and remove any speculation about manager Brandon Hyde’s immediate future.

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Brandon Hyde: No ‘Long-Term Concerns’ With John Means Injury

While the Orioles got a scare when John Means was forced to leave the team’s June 5 game, the MRI revealed a shoulder strain. “It’s very, very similar to what he had in 2019, so no structural changes in his shoulder,” manager Brandon Hyde said. “… I don’t have long-term concerns.”

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Ryan Mountcastle: Despite 14-Game Losing Streak, Orioles Still Grinding For Results

With 14 losses in a row, the Orioles have tied the second-longest skid in team history. “We’re trying to keep our heads up and trying to keep playing hard,” Ryan Mountcastle said. “We’ve been in a lot of close games and we’ve just got to try to turn the page and move on to the next one.”

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Orioles Notebook: Brandon Hyde Looks To Get Ryan Mountcastle On Track

“I’m just trying to take a little pressure off Ryan,” Orioles manager Brandon Hyde said of the decision to move Ryan Mountcastle from the cleanup spot in the lineup to sixth in the order. “He’s putting so much pressure on himself. … I just see him really pressing.”

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